Nation/World


Milestones

SATURDAY, JUNE 21, 1997

Ten years ago: Violence continued in South Korea, where riot police broke up protests in the cities of Seoul and Pusan for a second day.

Five years ago: Russian President Boris Yeltsin returned home from his North America tour.

One year ago: European leaders agreed to gradually lift a global ban on British beef exports imposed nearly three months earlier following a scare over “mad cow” disease. Pentagon officials said American troops destroyed an Iraqi ammunition depot in March 1991 that may have contained chemical weapons.


 
Tags: column

Click here to comment on this story »




Sections


Profile

Contact the Spokesman

Main switchboard:
(509) 459-5000
Customer service:
(509) 747-4422
Newsroom:
(509) 459-5400
(800) 789-0029
Back to Spokesman Mobile